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Montgomery County firefighters pull person from truck involved in crash on I-70

Montgomery County Fire Protection District Facebook page
First responders work to remove a windshield in order to pull someone out of a crashed truck on Wednesday at mile marker 169 on Interstate 70 in Montgomery County, according to the Montgomery County Fire Protection District.
Montgomery County Fire Protection District Facebook page
The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Montgomery City were closed Wednesday as first responders worked to remove an injured person from a vehicle.
Montgomery County Fire Protection District Facebook page
A truck crashed Wednesday on Interstate 70 near Montgomery City.


Montgomery County firefighters pulled an injured person from a truck that crashed on Interstate 70 on Wednesday.

According to the online crash report, the crash occurred at 5:45 p.m. the trailer Benjamin Albin, 43, of Ashland was pulling with his 2015 Chevrolet Silverado jackknifed and hit his truck.

Troopers said this is when the driver of a 2024 Peterbilt 537 semi-truck, William Hord, 56, of Auxvasse tried to swerve to avoid hitting the truck and went off the road and flipped over. A second semi-truck driven by Armando Soto, 54 of Mexico towing unit was hit by the logs Albin was towing.

Hord suffered from moderate injuries and was taken to University hospital by a Montgomery County ambulance. Hord's truck was totaled, while the Silverado suffered extensive damage, and the Cascadia had minor damages.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F wrote on its social media at 6:02 p.m. that there was an injury crash blocking the westbound lanes Interstate 70 at mile marker 169.

The Montgomery County Fire Protection District wrote on its social media that it found a truck and trailer in the median and pulled someone from the vehicle.

"This evening firefighters were paged for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival we found a truck and trailer in the median," the post reads. "Firefighters quickly worked to extricate the patient, while EMS took care of the patient and prepared for the removal. Law enforcement did a great job helping light the cab, provided a steadying hand and others worked on traffic control with some of our firefighters."

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